The Nelson region enjoys more sunshine hours than anywhere else in the South Island. It’s home to three national parks, spectacular beaches and lakes, and a flourishing artisan community that gives the region a relaxed bohemian vibe.
The region’s largest settlement is Nelson city, with a population of 47,000 people. Nelson offers an impressive collection of business event spaces, from convention centres and multi-purpose indoor stadiums to hotels with conference facilities and accommodation on site.
Visitors can fly to Nelson Airport on flights from most major New Zealand centres. The airport is 8 km from Nelson’s central city.
• Venues with theatre capacity for up to 2,300 people
• 8 km from Nelson Airport to Nelson CBD
• Visit art trails, studios and markets offering a unique insight into the creative spirit of the region
• Relax on a beach or go hiking or kayaking in one of the region’s national parks